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    AirbusA321 is offline Banned
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    with... being

    Is it OK to use a "with... being" sentence structure in sentences like these?

    I'm a European with Asia being my 2nd home.
    She's a very good cook with BBQ being her specialty.
    He's a native Italian speaker with French only being used by him when in France.

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    JaveriaFatimaSaleem is offline Newbie
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    Re: with... being

    Yes .the sentences are correctly structured

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    Re: with... being

    Quote Originally Posted by JaveriaFatimaSaleem View Post
    Yes. The sentences are correctly structured.
    JaveriaFatimaSaleem, your profile shows that you are an English teacher. On that basis, you need to ensure that your responses are correctly punctuated and capitalised.

    I'm a European with Asia being my 2nd second home.
    It's OK but it would make more sense if the first half said "I live in Europe ...". Otherwise, the first half and second half don't really express the same idea.

    She's a very good cook with BBQ being her specialty.
    It's OK. (In BrE, we'd usually use "speciality".

    He's a native Italian speaker with French only being used by him when in France.
    I don't like this, particularly "being used by him".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    andrewg927 is offline Senior Member
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    Re: with... being

    Asia is a big continent. You should specify which country in Asia is your second home.

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